2018 Student Environment Days
Open for Registrations- Book now
School Environment Days are an all-day event for Grade 5 students. Every student and teacher will participate in 4 environmental hands-on, curriculum linked activities. Places are limited and allocated on a first-in basis. If you are a small school with composite grades, please contact the SEED Project Officer on 03 5722 9232 to discuss participation levels. Please complete the attached registration form below to participate.
Thursday 3rd May - TALLANGATTA
Thursday 9th August - WODONGA
Thursday 25th October - WANGARATTA
2018 Student Environment Day Registration Form.pdf
New SEED unit: Rubbish - YOU are the difference
This unit takes students through past practice in regards to rubbish disposal in order to develop an appreciation and understanding of present practices including organics collections and recycling of e-waste. It also challenges students to think about what they will do in the future. Linked to AusVELS, this unit is appropriate for years 5 through to 10.
Find it on the SEED website
AWA Water Educators Kit v1
Linked to the Australian Curriculum, this kit gives many lesson plans which cover the water cycle, catchments, water sources, treatment of drinking water, treatment of waste water, water management, water uses and using water wisely. Very easy to follow. Click on the link below.
AWA Water Educators Kit v1 (678 KB)
Pilot Program to Monitor School Electricity Use
The Schools Water Efficiency Program (SWEP) now offers eligible schools with the opportunity to participate in a pilot program to monitor school electricity use. The electricity data is presented on the SWEP website in a similar manner to the existing water data and can be accessed through the same login. Complementing this information, a dedicated curriculum resource is being developed and is expected to be available in 2015. Contact SWEP consultant Andrew Hinchliffe firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Teacher Professional Development E-Learning Series
The 6 part online teacher PD sessions has finished but you are in luck, they have all been recorded on the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) Elluminate program.
To view and listen to a session please click on the topic you are interested. Each session goes for 1 hour.
SEED would like to thank the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) for their support and excitement for this Environment E-Learning Series - the first of its kind in Victoria.